What's in a gnome? UWA researchers explore neighbourhood safety and health

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

The association between neighbourhood and house design and walking as a measure of sense of community has been explored in two papers published recently in international journals by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

From welfare to warfare

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Sri Lanka's shift from a country with a unique social welfare structure to one marked by warfare is the subject of a new book by The University of Western Australia's Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya.

Italian architect wins UWA emergency shelter competition

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

An Italian architect has won The University of Western Australia's inaugural Pavilion Project with her emergency shelter for remote areas and communities at times of disaster or distress.

Artist:  Ni Made Rinu

Centuries-old Balinese tradition at UWA

Thursday, 12 August 2010

A 400 year-old Balinese painting tradition will be workshopped at The University of Western Australia during an art exhibition that will officially open on Indonesian Independence Day.

Poet and novelist Randolph Stow

UWA to celebrate life and work of Randolph Stow

Thursday, 12 August 2010

The life and work of West Australian poet and novelist Randolph Stow will be celebrated at a memorial service to be held at The University of Western Australia later this month.

China's best young English-speakers visit UWA

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Twenty-four high school students from middle and foreign language schools in China are visiting The University of Western Australia next week.

Jonathan Holloway

Jonathan Holloway appointed as Perth Festival Artistic Director 2012-2015

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The director of one of the UK's largest and most vibrant arts festivals has been appointed as artistic director of the Perth International Arts Festival, founded by The University of Western Australia.

Jon Keats

Bob White to launch 'John Keats: A Literary Life

Friday, 23 July 2010

Winthrop Professor Bob White from English and Cultural Studies and also Westerly Centre Board Member will launch his book John Keats: A Literary Life on Thursday 5th August at Hampstead, UK.

Bob White was recently featured in The Australian Higher Education Supplement 21/7/10 Front Page:


Holy Water by James P Othmer

Five UWAP authors to present at Melbourne Writers' Festival

Thursday, 22 July 2010

UWA Publishing is delighted to have five writers in the Melbourne Writers' Festival in August.

Words and pictures inspire winning music

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

A string quartet commemorating controversial Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954) has won its composer a place at the Australian String Quartet's National Composer's Forum in Adelaide.